Printing on holographic vinyl is the current craze in the craft decal market. The specific film in demand is iridescent silver vinyl. We call it Rainbow holographic vinyl and, it’s so popular, demand is outpacing supply. Why? Partly because the pandemic is still causing some havoc in the global supply chain, but mostly because it […]
One of Shakespeare’s most famous verses is from Romeo and Juliet. “That which we call a rose, by any other name would smell as sweet”. EnduraTex heat transfer film can be used to create pictures of roses and heat-apply them to sweet-looking custom apparel. That apparel would be just as durable and profitable if EnduraTex […]
There are several different types of application tapes. Sign makers use paper and clear application tapes. Crafters prefer transfer tape on a release liner or with a printed grid. In the world of digitally printed garment decoration, only special clear tape is used. Heat transfer tape is specially made to help apply printed ‘t-shirt transfers’. […]
One of the key ingredients to success in digital printing is the use of the correct ICC Profile. Using the wrong profile can cause color shifts and production problems. What is an ICC profile, how does it work, and how does it affect print quality?
You may have noticed some changes with MUTOH printers. They have started selling their XpertJet Series. The new XpertJet models build on MUTOH’s tradition of ground-breaking innovation and award-winning print quality. The XpertJet innovations include advances in media handling, quality control and efficiency. The XpertJet era started with two eco-solvent printers, the 1641SR and the […]
There’s a lot of talk about essential business these days. When there’s so much changing all around us, it seems to me that signs are more essential than ever. Restaurants need to advertise curbside pickup and drive-through options, service industries need to engage customers, and there are nationwide elections looming. It all adds up to […]